Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Thursday, 27 October 2016
1959 VP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR on this day in history.
1960 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls on this day in history.
1961 On July - 23 betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open
1961 On this day in history esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75
1964 On July - 23 egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage
1964 Jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1965 Beatles "Help" is released in the UK on this day in history.
1966 Cavern Club in Liverpool reopens on July - 23.
1966 Napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!" on this day in history.
1966 On July - 23 donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60
1967 43 killed in racial rebellion in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires) on July - 23.
1967 Pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons on July - 23.
1967 On July - 23 race riots claiming 43 erupts in Detroit
1968 On July - 23 fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt
1968 On this day in history pLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane
1968 On July - 23 race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed
1968 Don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets) on this day in history.
1969 On this day in history deli Floyd, writer, dies
1971 On July - 23 van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60
1972 Eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France on this day in history.
1972 On July - 23 the first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched
1973 On this day in history ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die
1973 On this day in history eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82
1974 Greek military dictatorship collapses on July - 23.
1974 On this day in history mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90
1976 Wings release "Let 'em In" on this day in history.
1976 On this day in history wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64
1977 On this day in history washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges
1977 On July - 23 renĂ© de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79
1978 Israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas on this day in history.
1979 E Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops on July - 23.
1979 Keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31 on July - 23.
1980 On this day in history billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya
1980 On this day in history river of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter